Chapter 17

Environment and Exercise

Study Guide

Practice Quiz

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Key Concepts

altitude acclimatization chilblain chilling
cold acclimatization conduction convection
core temperature evaporation exertional heat exhaustion
exertional heatstroke exertional hyperthermia frostbite
heat acclimatization heat strain heat stress
heat syncope hypothermia jet lag
muscle (heat) cramps orthostatic dizziness radiation
temperature regulatory center trenchfoot wind chill factor

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Websites

Environmental Physiology Lab: http://fas.sfu.ca/epu/
Temperature and Performance: http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/dept/coachsci/csa/vol36/table.htm
Athletes and Fluid Replacement: http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/hydrationandfluid/
The High Altitude Medicine Guide: http://www.high-altitude-medicine.com
OA Guide to High Altitude: Acclimatization and Illness: http://www.princeton.edu/~oa/safety/altitude.html

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